Singapore probing complex transactions involving 'many shell companies' in 1MDB case

Singapore authorities are probing "complex and layered transactions" with "cross border elements" involving many shell companies. -BT

More undecided about using a property agent

Survey finds consumers between 21 and 39 years old are more uncertain about engaging a property agent for future transactions than those in other age bands. -BT

How much renting a 3-bedroom apartment costs around the world

It is undeniably more expensive to rent than to buy in Singapore if you qualify for HDB grants, because the supply of rental property is artificially inflated. -MoneySmart

Chopard siblings pay $25m for Tong Building space

The price works out to S$3,713 per square foot on freehold strata area for the 13th floor of the 19-level building located between Lucky Plaza and The Paragon. -BT

Will Singapore shareholders get their say on pay?

It's an inevitable development for local market but, when it comes, it has to be managed carefully: global advisory firm. -BT

10 brick-and-mortar stores you will never see in S'pore again because you shop online

Spiraling costs means that securing long term tenants are a problem, and with mall after mall in a constant state of renovation and redevelopment, consumers are unwilling to even step into some of these places to shop where only a handful of tenants are available. -Vulcan Post

SPH Digital ramps up content marketing offerings with relaunch of BrandInsider

Content Studio will be renamed after its hero product, BrandInsider - a nod to its popularity with industry insiders. -AsiaOne

Tesla Q1 results meets expectations, sales up 45% year-on-year

The electric automaker reported a first-quarter loss of 57 cents per share on S$2.17 billion in revenue. -CNBC

Yahoo CEO to get $73m if fired after sale of company

She's entitled to a US$54.8 million severance package if she's fired within a year of the company being sold.

Transfer of flat ownership no longer allowed except in special cases: HDB

The transfer of flat ownership is allowed only on grounds of marriage, divorce, death of an owner, financial hardship, renunciation of citizenship and medical reasons.

Stunning eclectic shophouse on Everton Road

It was first a sausage factory. Then it became a photography studio and post-production office, before two expats turned it into a stunning shophouse that they call home now. -Cromly

What I discovered when I visited Warren Buffett's home

The Berkshire Hathaway CEO's home had no evidence of supercars, bikini babes or rave parties befitting an octogenarian with more money than one could ever spend. -The Fifth Person

Keppel, SembMarine crucial to survival of Singapore's O&M ecosystem

The latest Sete Brasil development sparked concerns about the weak fundamentals of the offshore and marine (O&M) sector. -BT

Frenchman suing ex-employer for $560,000 over 'boring' job

Frederic Desnard is suing his former employer, French perfumer Interparfums, for boredom that he describes as a "descent into hell" and "nightmare.". -CNBC

13 jobs in Singapore that have seen their earnings take a hit in 2016

Recently, in Singapore there have been various job sectors that have taken a hit in earnings.